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The philosophy of Bergson

by A. D. Lindsay

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Published by J. M. Dent & sons, ltd. in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bergson, Henri, 1859-1941.

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    Statementby A. D. Lindsay ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.B43 L5 1911
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 247, [1] p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6041777M
    LC Control Number48040841

    Get this from a library! The philosophy of Bergson.. [A D Lindsay] -- Henri-Louis Bergson (18 October ? 4 January ) was a major French philosopher, influential especially in the first half of the 20th century. Bergson convinced many thinkers that immediate.   In the early twentieth century, the life philosophy of Henri Bergson summoned the élan vital, or vital force, as the source of creative n also appealed to intuition, which focused on experience rather than discursive thought and scientific cognition.

    Henri Bergson won the Nobel Prize in Literature in for his theories on memory, time, intuition, affection, and perception. This award was given to him just five short years after his famous debate with Albert Einstein that centered on the topic of duration and simultaneity. Henri Bergson was born in Paris in and died there in His mother was Anglo-Irish and his father Polish and an accomplished musician. Bergson uses musical analogies and writes with gallic panache and imagination, drawing freely from the metaphysician and artist in himself.

    - Henri Bergson. The famous French philosopher Henri Bergson had but the highest praise for Edouard le Roy's presentation of Bergson's philosophy for the general public in a couple of articles that would form the core of this book, A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson: Henri : Sheba Blake Publishing. Creative Evolution is a book by the French philosopher Henri Bergson. The work proposes a version of orthogenesis in place of Darwin's mechanism of evolution, suggesting that evolution is motivated by the “élan vital”, a vital impetus that may also be understood as a .


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Bergson's second book, Matter and Memory, appeared in This book led to Bergson's election to the Collège de France. In his second attempt, Bergson succeeded at obtaining a post, and teaches at the École Normale for two years starting. “[Bergson and Philosophy] is an important work and lucid assessment of an influential philosopher.” —Educational Book Review About the Author John Mullarkey is professor of film and TV in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University London.4/5(1).

Henri Bergson: a rationalist and Cartesian philosopher. Hostile to the materialistic positivism, Henri Bergson, a French vitalist philosopher, has opertated a return to the immediate data of consciousness.

Bergson’s intuition: Bergson’s influence was considerable, especially on Sartre or the end of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century, he. The final published book by Nobel Prize-winning author and philosopher Henri Bergson (–), La pensée et le mouvant (translated here as The Creative Mind), is a masterly autobiography of his philosophical method.

Through essays and lectures written between andBergson retraces how and why he became a philosopher, and crafts a fascinating Cited by: Henri Bergson, in full Henri-Louis Bergson, (born Oct. 18,Paris, France—died Jan. 4,Paris), French philosopher, the first to elaborate what came to be called a process philosophy, which rejected static values in favour of values of motion, change, and was also a The philosophy of Bergson book literary stylist, of both academic and popular appeal, and was awarded the Nobel Prize.

The Philosophy of Poetry: The Genius of Lucretius by Henri Bergson. This is a partial translation by Wade Baskin of the original French work Ecrits et Paroles (a 3 volume set, pages) published between and by Henri Bergson. It includes the translation from Bergson’s introduction to a French ed.

of De rerum natura, by Lucretius. Henri Bergson has books on Goodreads with ratings. Henri Bergson’s most popular book is Matter and Memory. This guide includes the best philosophy books from throughout history. Including quick summaries for beginners of modern philosophy books, eastern philosophy, western philosophy and more.

Read the Top 21 Philosophy Books of All Time. Shelves: philosophy, nonfiction, bergson-henri, philosophy-france, philosophy-time, zz great. only reason it is 4 is it refers to authors yet to read- levinas, deleuze- so it is my weakness, not text.

unlike guerlac, this covers whole corpus of bergson, not that i have read all, so interests are spread out over several themes of 4/5. Book Description. Henri Bergson () was one of the most celebrated and influential philosophers of the twentieth century.

He was awarded in the Nobel prize for literature for his philosophical work, and his controversial ideas about time, memory and life shaped generations of thinkers, writers and artists.

THE PHILOSOPHY OF BERGSON. T HE classification of philosophies is effected, as a rule, either by their methods or by their results: “empirical” and “a priori” is a classification by methods, “realist” and “idealist” is a classification by results.

An attempt to classify Bergson’s philosophy in either of these ways is hardly likely to be successful, since it cuts. It is designed to serve as an introduction to Bergson's philosophy for those who are making their first approach to it, and as such it can be commended.

The eager interest which has been manifested in the writings of M. Bergson is one more indication, added to the many which history provides, of the inextinguishable vitality of : Publishdrive.

"[ Bergson and Philosophy ] is an important work and lucid assessment of an influential philosopher." -Educational Book Review, "Relying on a very nuanced, detailed, sophisticated reading, Mullarkey recovers from Bergson a genuinely viable process metaphysics that presages Heidegger in its understanding of subjects and objects.

Taking each book in chronological order of publication, the first four chapters are devoted to examining one of Bergson's works against the background of current debate within its respective field - the metaphysics of space and time, the philosophy of 4/5(1).

item 3 The New Philosophy of Henri Bergson by Edouard Le Roy (English) Hardcover Book F - The New Philosophy of Henri Bergson by Edouard Le Roy (English) Hardcover Book F. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet.

Be the first. Philosophers on Film from Bergson to Badiou is an anthology of writings on cinema and film by many of the major thinkers in continental philosophy. The book presents a selection of fundamental texts, each accompanied by an introduction and exposition by the editor, Christopher Kul-Want, that places the philosophers within a historical and intellectual.

Henri-Louis Bergson (18 October –4 January ) was a French philosopher influential in the first half of the 20th century. He believed that for a true understanding of reality the processes of immediate experience combined with intuition play a larger role than rationalism and :   Creative Evolution is a book by French philosopher Henri Bergson.

Its English translation appeared in Will DurantThe Philosophy of Henri Bergson - Duration: Rocky C 45, This book is the outcome of a course of lectures on "The Philosophy of Bergson" delivered in the University of London.

The title "The Philosophy of Change" was suggested to me by M. Bergson himself as a sub-title for the little volume on his philosophy in The People's Books.1 It emphasises the fundamental principle of the new philosophy, the principle that change is original. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, Bertrand, Philosophy of Bergson.

Cambridge, Pub. for "The Heretics" by Bowes and Bowes. The first four chapters of Bergson and Philosophy examine each of these works against the background of current debate within its respective field—the metaphysics of space and time, the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of biology, and sociobiology.

The remaining four chapters take a problem-based approach, examining the role of ethics. Bergson developed his philosophy by stressing the biological and evolutionary elements involved in thinking, reasoning, and creating.

He saw the vitalistic dimension of the human species as being of the greatest importance. Bergson's writings were acclaimed not only in France and throughout the learned world.This book is Maritain’s relentless criticism of the philosophy of the man whose lectures had meant so much to him.

Its ferocity marks it as a young man’s book, written in part to exorcize the defects of Bergson’s philosophy as they were understood by one now schooled in Thomism.